AGENDA FOR FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING
TO BE HELD ON FRIDAY, 28 APRIL 2006, AT 2:30 P.M.
|Declaration of interest : ||Please refer to Rule 84(3) of the Rules of Procedure of the Legislative Council for rules regarding pecuniary interest to be disclosed.|
|1.||FCR(2006-07)3||RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PUBLIC WORKS SUBCOMMITTEE MADE ON 6 APRIL 2006
(This item seeks approval of the recommendations of the Public Works Subcommittee made at its meeting held on 6 April 2006.)
|2.||FCR(2006-07)4||CAPITAL WORKS RESERVE FUND
HEAD 708 - CAPITAL SUBVENTIONS AND MAJOR SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT
Civil Aviation Department
New Subhead "Replacement of air traffic control radar simulator"
(This item invites Members to approve the creation of a new commitment of $16.5 million for replacing the existing air traffic control radar simulator.)
|(In attendance : The Deputy Secretary for Economic Development and Labour (Economic Development)/the Principal Assistant Secretary for Economic Development and Labour (Economic Development)/the Deputy Director-General of Civil Aviation)
(Discussed by Economic Services Panel on 27 March 2006)
|3.||FCR(2006-07)5||GENERAL REVENUE ACCOUNT
HEAD 22 - AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT
Subhead 700 General non-recurrent
New Item "Ex-gratia payments to pig farm licencees"
New Item "One-off grants to assist affected pig farm and live pig transport workers"
HEAD 262 - PRIMARY PRODUCTS
New Subhead "Loans to live pig transporters"
(This item invites Members to approve -
For Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (Head 22 Subhead 700)
For Primary Products (Head 262)
|(a)||the creation of a new commitment of $920.8 million for making ex-gratia payments to pig farmers who voluntarily surrender their Livestock Keeping Licences and cease rearing pigs permanently;
|(b)||the creation of a new commitment of
$14.4 million for providing a one-off grant to assist the affected local workers of the live pig farming/ transport industry; and
|(c)||the creation of a new subhead "Loans to live pig transporters" under the Loan Fund with a commitment of $6.5 million for making loans on an unsecured basis to affected live pig transporters who cease operation of delivery of local live pigs permanently and upgrade/convert their vehicles for other business operations.)
|(In attendance : The Permanent Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food /the Deputy Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food (Food and Environmental Hygiene)/the Principal Assistant Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food (Food and Environmental Hygiene)/the Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation/the Senior Market Development Officer of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
(Discussed by Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene Panel on 11 April 2006)